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Potato pancake vs Taro - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Taro
Taro is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 95mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Taro
Taro contains less Sugars (difference - 1.39g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Taro
Taro contains less Sodium (difference - 753mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Taro
Taro is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.455g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Potato pancake
Potato pancake is lower in glycemic index (difference - 70)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Potato pancake
Potato pancake is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Potato pancake
Potato pancake is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Potato pancake Taro
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in price Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Potato pancake Taro
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
30
Potato pancake
13
Taro
Mineral Summary Score
37
Potato pancake
19
Taro

Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Taro
Contains more Iron +203.6%
Contains more Zinc +204.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +52.4%
Contains more Calcium +34.4%
Contains less Sodium -98.6%
Equal in Potassium - 591
Equal in Magnesium - 33
Equal in Copper - 0.172
Contains more Iron +203.6%
Contains more Zinc +204.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +52.4%
Contains more Calcium +34.4%
Contains less Sodium -98.6%
Equal in Potassium - 591
Equal in Magnesium - 33
Equal in Copper - 0.172

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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1
Taro
Contains more Vitamin C +513.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +48.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +66.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +592%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +178.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +149.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +58.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +170%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +934.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +513.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +48.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +66.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +592%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +178.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +149.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +58.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +170%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +934.8%

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Protein
36%
Potato pancake
9%
Taro
Carbohydrates
28%
Potato pancake
26%
Taro
Fats
68%
Potato pancake
1%
Taro

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Potato pancake Taro Opinion
Calories 268 112 Potato pancake
Protein 6.08 1.5 Potato pancake
Fats 14.76 0.2 Potato pancake
Vitamin C 27.6 4.5 Potato pancake
Carbs 27.81 26.46 Potato pancake
Cholesterol 95 0 Taro
Vitamin D 11 0 Potato pancake
Iron 1.67 0.55 Potato pancake
Calcium 32 43 Taro
Potassium 622 591 Potato pancake
Magnesium 36 33 Potato pancake
Sugars 1.79 0.4 Potato pancake
Fiber 3.3 4.1 Taro
Copper 0.18 0.172 Potato pancake
Zinc 0.7 0.23 Potato pancake
Starch 20.88 Potato pancake
Phosphorus 128 84 Potato pancake
Sodium 764 11 Taro
Vitamin A 113 76 Potato pancake
Vitamin E 0.23 2.38 Taro
Vitamin D 0.3 0 Potato pancake
Vitamin B1 0.158 0.095 Potato pancake
Vitamin B2 0.173 0.025 Potato pancake
Vitamin B3 1.672 0.6 Potato pancake
Vitamin B5 0.757 0.303 Potato pancake
Vitamin B6 0.448 0.283 Potato pancake
Vitamin B12 0.29 0 Potato pancake
Vitamin K 2.7 1 Potato pancake
Folic acid (B9) 6 0 Potato pancake
Trans Fat 0 Potato pancake
Saturated Fat 2.496 0.041 Taro
Monounsaturated Fat 3.73 0.016 Potato pancake
Polyunsaturated fat 7.516 0.083 Potato pancake
Tryptophan 0.087 0.023 Potato pancake
Threonine 0.24 0.069 Potato pancake
Isoleucine 0.28 0.054 Potato pancake
Leucine 0.442 0.111 Potato pancake
Lysine 0.389 0.067 Potato pancake
Methionine 0.137 0.02 Potato pancake
Phenylalanine 0.3 0.082 Potato pancake
Valine 0.369 0.082 Potato pancake
Histidine 0.141 0.034 Potato pancake
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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